Springfield, Massachusetts
Sacred Heart R.C. Church
 
STEER & TURNER, Opus 82, 1874 - Original Specifications
Unknown Builder, 1880's, Removal, Moving, and Re-installation
Berkshire Organ Co., Opus 48, 1969 - Tonal changes & Repairs


MANUAL (Orig. Expresive)
8 ft. Open Diapason.     [TC]  46 pipes   5 zinc; common metal and slotted;
                                          6 cone-tuned trebles.

8 ft. Open Diap. Bass          12 pipes   zinc; unenclosed; 2 in front corners
                                          and 10 in case

8 ft. Stopd. Diapason.   [TF]  41 pipes   walnut caps; concave languids; 9
                                          tapered metal trebles
8 ft. Stopd. Diap. Bass        17 pipes   wood

4 ft. Octave.                  58 pipes       7 zinc basses; nearly all cone-tuned

4'    Nachthorn                58 pipes

2 ft. Super Octave.            58 pipes   common metal, slotted in bass octave

III   Mixture                 174 pipes

8 ft. Oboe.              [TF]  41 pipes   spotted metal bells with slots on zinc
                                          throughout; 9 flue trebles

8'    Oboe Bass                17 pipes

      Tremulant


PEDAL
Ped. 16 ft. Bourdon            27 pipes   wood; on chromatic chest at rear of
                                          organ
     Bellows Signal.


COUPLERS
Manual Coupler. (Manual to Pedal)


FOOT TRUNDLES - 2 combination pedals operate
                all speaking stops. Removed.
Piano -

Forte -
 

ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop    VOICES: 8    STOPS: 11    RANKS: 10    PIPES: 549


NOTES
Tonal alterations by Berkshire in 1969. These on 3" pressure and include
general revoicing and regulating. III Mixture replaced Salicional; 174
pipes. Composition: 19-22-26; 15-19-22; 12-15-19; 8-12-15, breaking on
F#'s. Nachthorn 4' uses some pipes of former Violin Bass-Flute Harmonique.
Bassoon 8' - 17 basses added to the Oboe using one of the former 4' knobs;
pipes by Emmons Howard, formerly in St. Thomas R. C. Church, West Spring-
field, MA. [Additional detail in BOC 52:8]
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